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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: July 18, 2014

Your daily dose of San Diego Chargers news & notes from around the web.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

AFC West Preseason Capsules - Associated Press
Chargers should return to playoffs, although they’ll again be chasing Peyton Manning and Denver in division. That’s why they loaded up on defensive players in draft. Plus, they play the tough NFC West.

Here Are The Best and Worst Dressed Stars From The 2014 Espy Awards - Julee Wilson
While most athletes, like the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins and the San Diego Chargers' Brandon Flowers, did an awesome job trading in their uniforms for fabulous red carpet looks -- there are always a few fashion fails.

Brandon Flowers: 'I Wouldn't Say I Was A Bad Fit' - Ben Nielsen
Finding the appropriate balance between ‘fit’ and ‘injury’ here is very difficult. We know Flowers is a very good cornerback and can handle covering quality wide receivers. It is also true Flowers was dealing with a knee injury for most of last season and even missed a game because of it.

Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends - Ricky Henne
A suffocating blocker, Phillips is often overlooked for his fine performance doing the dirty work.  He had an impressive 2013 before it was cut short after suffering a knee injury in the Week 16 win over the Oakland Raiders that landed him on the Reserve-Injured list.  Prior to that, he started six games and recorded four catches for 30 yards.

Chargers Running Back Nominated for Inaugural Kid's Choice Sports Awards - Alexander Nguyen
Chargers running back Chris Gronkowski, along with his brothers Dan and Rob, who play for the Detroit Lions and New England Patriots, respectively, are nominated in the Superstar Siblings category.